NFL Combine Results for Hicks and Filani

Senior Texas Tech wideouts Jarrett Hicks and Joel Filani both were invited to attend the NFL combine in Indianapolis. After outstanding collegiate careers in Lubbock, TX, they are looking to take their talent to the next level. How did these two Red Raider greats stack up against the other top receivers in college football? has your exclusive look inside the NFL combine.

Aundrae Allison/East Carolina: Caught the ball well making several tough over the shoulder grabs yet did not do a good job running routes as he tended to round his breaks.

David Ball/New Hampshire:  Inconsistent in the early going then turned it on at the end and caught everything in site.  Was very slow out of his breaks.

Reggie Ball/Georgia TechImproved as the session proceeded but dropped a lot of passes early on and practiced as slow as he ran.

Dwayne Bowe/LSUDisplayed very sure and strong hands.  Extended to make the reception away from his frame, offering the passer a great target and was very natural catching the ball.  Consistently snatched the pass from the air.  

Steve Breaston/MichiganCapitalized on a terrific running workout by catching the ball well.  Moved into the first day.

Aaron Fairooz/Central Arkansas: Ran very slow in practice.  Seemed all over the place and struggled to make the catch downfield at full speed.

Yamon Figures/Kansas StateQuietly had one of the better performances.  Ran fast, ran terrific routes and at one point was out running the throws from many of the quarterbacks.  Easily made the deep reception at full speed.

Joel Filani/Texas TechOverall did a nice job.  Caught the deep pass well and ran solid routes.

Anthony Gonzalez/Ohio StateTremendous workout.  After some fast forties Gonzalez settled down and caught everything thrown in his direction.  Running very sharp routes he made some tremendous receptions.  At one point he was cutting the line of receiver to take extra reps with the passers.

Jason Hill/Washington StateAfter shocking everyone with super fast times in the forty, Hill caught the ball well.  

James Jones/San Jose StateGenerally seemed very aware and did a good job consistently making the reception away from his frame.

Mike Mason/Tennessee State:  Practiced as fast as he ran his forties.  Showed some sharpness running routes but did not display soft hands.

Syvelle Newton/South CarolinaFor a player that has switched to numerous positions, Newton looked very natural catching the ball.  He caught the deep pass well and consistently made the reception away from his frame.  His route running needs a lot of work.

Sidney Rice/South Carolina:   Ran hard and practiced fast.  Caught the ball cleanly snatching the ball from the air.  Did not display a second gear on the deep receptions.

Laurent Robinson/Illinois StatePracticed fast showing good hands.  Offers the quarterback a nice target and adjusted well to the pass.

Ryne Robinson/Miami-Oh: Practiced faster then he timed in the forty.  Ran some very sharp routes.  

Steve Smith/USCWhen all is said and done, Smith probably helped himself more than any other receiver.   He ran good routes, showed hands of glue and practiced as fast as he ran during the forty.

Name School Ht Wt 40-1 40-2
Aundrae Allison East Carolina 6008 192 4.44 4.41
Dallas Baker Florida 6031 208 4.69 4.62
Reggie Ball Georgia Tech 5105 203 4.80 4.68
David Ball New Hampshire 6007 196 DNR DNR
Dwayne Bowe LSU 6022 221 4.54 4.46
Steve Breaston Michigan 6003 193 4.44 4.43
David Clowney Virginia Tech 6002 188 4.38 4.37
Jemalle Cornelius Florida 5106 184 4.50 4.54
Chris Davis Florida State 5102 181 4.53 4.50
Craig Davis LSU 6013 207 4.44 INJ
Aaron Fairooz Central Arkansas 6056 209 4.56 4.53
Yamon Figurs Kansas State 5112 174 4.29 4.28
Joel Filani Texas Tech 6021 211 4.50 4.54
Ted Ginn Jr. Ohio State 5112 178 DNR DNR
Anthony Gonzalez Ohio State 6000 193 4.33 4.38
Jarrett Hicks Texas Tech 6027 210 4.66 4.65
Johnnie Lee Higgins UTEP 5113 186 4.48 4.47
Jason Hill Washington State 6004 204 4.40 4.37
Jonathan Holland Louisiana Tech 5116 191 4.36 4.40
Drisan James Boise State 6000 193 4.54 4.45
Dwayne Jarrett USC 6040 219 DNR DNR
Calvin Johnson Georgia Tech 6050 239 4.45 4.35
Jacoby Jones Lane 6025 210 4.50 4.47
Onrea Jones Hampton 5111 202 4.56 -
James Jones San Jose State 6006 207 4.55 4.53
Jordan Kent Oregon 6041 221 INJ INJ
Mike Mason Tennessee State 5115 190 4.33 4.36
Marquay McDaniel Hampton 5105 205 4.47 4.43
Rhema McKnight Notre Dame 6012 211 DNR DNR
Robert Meachem Tennessee 6020 214 4.42 4.45
Ryan Moore Miami-Fl 6022 217 4.58 4.57
Legedu Naanee Boise State 6022 225 4.45 4.47
Syvelle Newton South Carolina 6006 218 4.59 4.65
Jerard Rabb Boise State 6023 201 4.59 4.59
Sidney Rice South Carolina 6034 200 4.41 4.50
Ryne Robinson Miami-Oh 5091 179 4.53 4.53
Laurent Robinson Illinois State 6020 199 4.34 4.41
Steve Smith USC 5116 197 4.37 4.41
Syndric Steptoe Arizona 5085 194 4.57 4.56
Chansi Stuckey Clemson 5105 197 4.65 4.62
Jayson Swain Tennessee 6003 212 4.66 4.68
Courtney Taylor Auburn 6016 204 4.53 4.47
Matt Trannon Michigan State 6060 216 4.57 4.56
Mike Walker Central Florida 6016 209 4.45 4.51
Chandler Williams Florida International 5106 184 4.50 4.47
Paul Williams Fresno State 6012 205 4.53 4.53
D'Juan Woods Oklahoma State 6004 208 4.61 4.66

*Hand times compiled by a consortium of scouts at today's workout

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